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  A support system for Exceptional Student Education serving Clay, Duval, and Nassau Counties of Northeast Florida.
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8/1/2017, 5/30/2018 - Autism Online Modules
OPEN - Register

Clay & Nassau check with your Professional Development to see if these points will be accepted for the ESE recertification requirement.

Do you need to know more about how to support students with Autism in either the General Education or Self-Contained settings?
Do you need the flexibility to access this information when YOU need it?
If so, then you may want to check out the online Autism Modules available from FDLRS/Crown!
There are 45 modules available for independent, self-paced professional development on topics appropriate for teachers and staff serving students with ASD in general education settings as well as more in-depth modules for staff serving students in self-contained classrooms. These modules provide incredible information that will increase your knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders and provide you with strategies that help support students with ASD in the classroom.
These modules are free and cover a variety of topics. The module range from 30 minutes to 2 ½ hours. Participants may take some or all of the 45 modules. Participants who complete a minimum of 4 hours or more will receive in-service points for their time.
If you are interested in taking these modules,a participant packet will send that explains how to access the online modules and how to submit your work to earn in-service points.


Location
online
Presenter
Audience
earn up to 72 points
Points
72
5/9/2018 - LessonPix
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8:00 am. The workshop is from 8:30 am to 3:30pm.
LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer.
Learn how to navigate this online tool to:
• Create numerous custom visual supports
• Browse or use the clip art library with 1000's of pictures.
• Upload your own clip art or photos to use with our custom materials.
• Download LessonPix clip art for your personal use in Word Documents, PowerPoint, etc.
• Find ideas on how to use LessonPix at home, in the classroom, or with children with special needs.
• Explore the Sharing Center where all users of the program can share their creations and find new inspiration.
State license CEUs are provided for SLPs

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
All Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, & Paraprofessionals working with students with disabilities
Points
6
5/11/2018 - Creating Visual Supports using Boardmaker / Lessonpix
OPEN - Register

NOTE: Prerequisite: This workshop is designed for participants who have previously taken Boardmaker Software Basics or LessonPix. Participants need to come prepared with a list of visual supports needed for the classroom, home and/or community.
Sign in begins at 8 am; the workshop is from 8:30 am-3:30 pm.
The day is spent creating and adapting materials using Boardmaker Software or LessonPix to promote functional receptive/expressive communication skills in a variety of settings. All participants will have access to a color printer, laminate, Velcro, and other necessary materials to make a number of visual supports. The visual supports created during this workshop can be used immediately in the classroom, home or community.
State license CEUs are provided for SLP's

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
All Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, & Paraprofessionals working with students with disabilities
Points
6
5/14/2018 - Access Points For Inclusion
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8 am.
This professional development workshop will increase teacher understanding of the new Florida Standards Access Points and Essential understandings . Teachers will become familiar with the resources available to support the teaching and learning of academics to support students with significant cognitive disabilities in the inclusion classroom using the new Access points.
This workshop is designed for collaborative TEAMS. The teams consist of BOTH the ESE teacher and General Education teacher that are currently working with students on access points in inclusive settings. These teams will design lesson plan(s) that address the needs of the students with significant cognitive disabilities on access points. Each team will need to bring a laptop and curriculum materials in order to develop a lesson plan.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
FIN
Audience
ESE & General Education TEAMS Attending together
Points
8
5/15/2018 - Escaping the Nightmare through Accommodations
OPEN - Register

Use your newly acquired skills for developing high quality accommodations in order to escape the "room". Learn how to develop, implement and assess accommodations that help students access the standards and make positive gains.

Location
TBA
Presenter
Melissa Call, Tara Renbeck, Phyllis Barrington
Audience
All teachers
Points
6
5/17/2018 - Differentiated Instruction3: Grading & Assessment
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8:00 am; the workshop is from 8:30 am to 3:30pm. This workshop explores ways to support teachers as they move toward successful assessment and grading practices for use in the differentiated classroom. Participants will examine how to manage and assess student progress along the continuum of learning. Participants will receive Rick Wormeli's book, "Fair Isn't Always Equal"

Location
PLCC
Presenter
FIN
Audience
All Teachers grades 3-12
Points
6
5/18/2018 - A Framework for Understanding Poverty
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8 a.m.; the workshop is from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. How does poverty impact learning, work habits, or decision making? The reality of being poor brings out a survival mentality and turns attention away from opportunities taken for granted by everyone else. If you work with people in poverty, understanding of how different their world is from yours will be invaluable. In an educational setting, economic class differences create conflict and challenges for both teachers and students alike. Designed for educators at all levels, but helpful to counselors, administrators, and support staff, this seminar provides practical, real-world support and guidance for overcoming barriers and helping others succeed.
NOTE: This training does NOT meet the ESE 20 point requirement.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Jenny Anthertz
Audience
All Teachers
Points
6
5/21/2018, 5/22/2018 - CHAMPs for ESE Teachers
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8:00am; the workshop is from 8:30am-3:30pm.
This 2 day workshop will assist classroom teachers to design (or fine tune) a proactive and positive classroom management plan that will overtly teach students how to behave responsibly.
Participants will focus on the STOIC model: Structure in the classroom, Teaching Expectations, Observing, Interacting Positively and Correcting Fluently. CHAMPS strategies will: reduce classroom disruptions and office referrals, improve classroom climate, increase student on-task behavior and, establish respectful and civil interactions. Participants will receive the book, CHAMPs: A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management by Randy Sprick, Ph.D

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Jenny Anthertz
Audience
All ESE Teachers
Points
12
5/23/2018 - LessonPix
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8:00 am. The workshop is from 8:30 am to 3:30pm.
LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer.
Learn how to navigate this online tool to:
• Create numerous custom visual supports
• Browse or use the clip art library with 1000's of pictures.
• Upload your own clip art or photos to use with our custom materials.
• Download LessonPix clip art for your personal use in Word Documents, PowerPoint, etc.
• Find ideas on how to use LessonPix at home, in the classroom, or with children with special needs.
• Explore the Sharing Center where all users of the program can share their creations and find new inspiration.
State license CEUs are provided for SLPs

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
All Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, & Paraprofessionals working with students with disabilities
Points
6
5/24/2018 - Advanced Adapt-A-book
OPEN - Register

NOTE - Prerequisite: Participants MUST have previously taken an Adapt-A-Book workshop prior to registering for this workshop. Participants must also be knowledgeable with Boardmaker Software and/or LessonPix and have the basic computer skills necessary to work independently or in small groups adapting a book(s) with visual supports and creating curriculum extensions.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own children’s book.

Sign in begins at 8:00am; the workshop is from 8:30am-3:30 pm.
State license CEUs are provided for SLPs.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
All teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs & working with students with disabilities.
Points
6
5/25/2018 - Survivor: Sensory Island
OPEN - Register

Survivor: Sensory Island- Learn about student sensory integration difficulties while competing in a variety of sensory based challenges with your tribe. Based on Lauren H. Kerstein's My Sensory Book: Working Together to Explore Sensory Issues and the Big Feelings They Can Cause: A Workbook for Parents, Professionals, and Children. It is designed to be a tool to help parents, professionals and children themselves understand the sensory systems. The training focuses on the child as a whole person as we explore sensory issues, sensory modulation, emotional modulation, and the relationship between the sensory and emotional systems.

Location
TBA
Presenter
Melissa Call / Phyllis Barrington
Audience
Audience: CSS teachers, VE teachers and/or teachers serving students with sensory needs.
Points
6
5/25/2018 - Creating Visual Supports Using Boardmaker & LessonPix
OPEN - Register

NOTE: Prerequisite: This workshop is designed for participants who have previously taken Boardmaker Software Basics or LessonPix. Participants need to come prepared with a list of visual supports needed for the classroom, home and/or community.
Sign in begins at 8 am; the workshop is from 8:30 am-3:30 pm.
The day is spent creating and adapting materials using Boardmaker Software or LessonPix to promote functional receptive/expressive communication skills in a variety of settings. All participants will have access to a color printer, laminate, Velcro, and other necessary materials to make a number of visual supports. The visual supports created during this workshop can be used immediately in the classroom, home or community.
State license CEUs are provided for SLP's

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
All teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs & paraprofessionals working with students with disabilities
Points
6
5/30/2018 - The Amazing Race to Discipline in the Secondary Classroom
OPEN - Register

This training shows teachers how to develop an effective classroom management plan based on the STOIC framework. Using the format of the Amazing Race, participants will further learn how to implement teamwork, leadership, communication, and relationship building in their classrooms. STOIC + Amazing Race = Success!

Location
TBA
Presenter
Melissa Call
Audience
Teachers in grades 6 - 12.
Points
6
6/6/2018, 6/7/2018 - Making Reading instruction Explicit for Students with Persistent Reading Difficulties
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8 AM. The workshop is from 8:30 am-3:30 pm
This TWO day interactive workshop is designed to assist teachers in understanding how to make reading instruction explicit enough to meet the needs of students with persistent reading difficulties. Participants will examine the need to have clarity about what is most important for students to know, understand and be able to do. They will learn to employ specific instructional design principles and teacher delivery methods, in the five areas of reading instruction, to meet the reading needs of their students; and will identify evidence of the instructional design principles and teacher delivery methods in various lessons. In addition, participants will be able to determine whether a lesson is intensive or explicit enough for their struggling readers, and how to increase the “explicitness” and intensity of a reading lesson.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Jenny Anthertz
Audience
Grade 3-12 Reading Teachers, ESE Teachers, and Reading Interventionists.
Points
12
6/12/2018 - Reaching All Learners
OPEN - Register

This one-day workshop, will explore how to plan for instruction in order to meet the needs of all students in a secondary classroom, including students on access points as well as advanced learners in the same classroom. Participants will know how to incorporate Differentiated Instruction and Universal Design for Learning into a lesson that meets the needs of all learners in a classroom, understand that all students learn differently, and be able to create lessons that address all students’ needs. Participants need to have prior knowledge of Differentiated Instruction.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
FIN Staff
Audience
All teachers working with diverse student populations.
Points
6
6/20/2018 - Access Points for Inclusion
OPEN - Register

Join us to learn about the resources available to support Access Points and to develop lessons of your own incorporating these resources. This workshop is designed for Collaborative Teams consisting of ESE and Gen. Ed. Teachers. Participants should bring curriculum/materials that they need to create a lesson plan and laptops.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
FIN
Audience
Priority will be given to collaborative instructional teams who register together. (ESE and Gen Ed. Teachers). Duval Please Register on ERO
Points
6

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